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How to Fix Android 9 Pie Gesture Control Problems After Update

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Several Google Pixel, Pixel 2 users facing navigation gesture control problems after updated to Android Pie 9.0. You can manually enable/disable the android Pie gesture control system under system settings. Here’s how to fix Android 9 Pie gesture control problems after upgrading.

Android 9 Pie including several new features such as Adaptive battery & brightness, iPhone X style Gesture navigation, App actions, Digital wellbeing, overview selection, simulate a display with a cutout and more. After update Android Pie, Pixel users also facing different problems such has camera blank, fast battery charging, Bluetooth & Wi-Fi connectivity problem, etc. Apply the below-given method to fix Android 9 Pie gesture control problems.

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How to fix Android 9 Pie gesture control problems

This iPhone X style gesture is useful to quickly open recent apps and app drawers from any screen in your Google Pixel, Pixel 2 and other supported devices. When turning on navigation gesture on android Pie 9.0, you can see the Pill (Horizontal line) icon at bottom of the screen.

Just swipe up the pill button to see recent apps list and switch apps in your Pie device. To see the Android 9 Pie app drawer, swipe up the pill button two times. If you are facing a problem with navigation gesture control on android 9 Pie, disable it using below given settings.

Step 1: Swipe down notification shade twice and tap the Settings gear icon.

Step 2: Scroll down at end of the page and tap System.

Android Pie gestures issues

Step 3: Tap Gestures.

In the Android Pie gestures list, you can see swipe fingerprint for notifications, jump to camera, flip to the camera, swipe up on home button, double-tap to check phone, lift to check phone and prevent ringing.

Problem on navigation gesture control on android 9 Pie

Step 4: Tap Swipe up on home button.

Step 5: Toggle off “Swipe up on Home button” (Show below screenshot).

Fix Android 9 Pie gesture control problems

Now you can see back, home and recent apps button instead of pill & back arrow button in your android 9 Pie devices.

And that’s all. I hope this little tip helpful to fix Android 9 Pie gesture control problems on Google Pixel, Pixel 2 XL. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box.

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  1. hi,i still have problem,i have to swipe down notification shade then i can click any of back/home/recent app.
    i cannot use it as it is..anyone can help?

  2. I love you so much too fix this problem to me 😎😍😍😍😍😘😘😘😘

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